The Declining Cost of Distance

For centuries, the cost of distance has determined where businesses produce and sell, where employers locate jobs and where families choose to live, work, shop and play. But, research shows that over the next two decades, the cost of distance will decline sharply.  Why is this shift happening now? How will the global economy change as manufacturers shift to producing locally in small batches, without incurring excess cost?  What impact will this have on existing business models and supply chains?  If people can work from anywhere, what will that mean for.....

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